KOREA UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

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Courses

HOEW 201 INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORICAL SCIENCE
A survey of the concept of history, patterns of historical view-points and principal periodization with examination of the historical cognition and method of historical-critical study.

HOEW 203 INTRODUCTION TO ASIAN HISTORY
This course is designed to give an understanding of the Asian history.

HOEW 204 INTRODUCTION TO WESTERN HISTORY
This course is designed to give an understanding of the Western history.

HOEW 305 CHINESE CIVILIZATION AND FORMATION OF IMPERIAL SYSTEM
This course is designed to give an understanding of the history of ancient East Asia.

HOEW 306 DIVISION AND UNIFICATION OF CHINESE EMPIRE
This course is designed to give an understanding of the history of medieval East Asia.

HOEW 307 CHINESE MODERN HISTORY
This course is designed to give an understanding of the Chinese modern history.

HOEW 308 HISTORY OF LATE MODERN EAST ASIA
This course is designed to give an understanding of the history of late modern East Asia.

HOEW 311 ANCIENT WESTERN HISTORY
A survey of the general trends in political and economic life of the ancient Greco-Romans as well as sundry aspects of their everyday life.

HOEW 312 MEDIEVAL WESTERN HISTORY
A survey of the general trends in political and economic life of the medieval Europeans and the sundry aspects of their everyday life.

HOEW 313 EARLY MODERN WESERN HISTORY
A survey of Europe from the Renaissance and Reformation to the Enlightenment period.

HOEW 314 CONTEMPORARY WESTERN HISTORY
A survey of Western history from the 1870s to the 1960s.

HOEW 315 LATE MODERN WESTERN HISTORY
A survey of the Western political revolutions and Industrial Revolution with examination of Nationalism, Liberalism, Socialism and accompanying socio-economic changes.

HOEW 351 HISTORY OF NORTH ASIA
This course is designed to give an understanding of North Asian history, especially the various nomadic horse=riding peoples who thrived and fell.

HOEW 352 HISTORY OF MODERN JAPAN
This course concentrates on the major issues in Japanese politics, economics, and sociology, reflected in the historical events in modern times. This course also aims to enhance understanding of the peculiarities and universalities of Japan.

HOEW 363 BRITISH HISTORY
A survey of British history from the Anglo=Saxon to modern periods with emphasis on history since the Tudor dynasty.

HOEW 364 FRENCH HISTORY
An examination of the characteristics of French history through survey of the politics, economy, culture, and social aspects of French society since its formation.

HOEW 365 GERMAN HISTORY
A survey of German history from the Germanic migration to modern time with an examination of the position, role, and the meaning of German history in Europe history in general.

HOEW 366 RUSSIAN HISTORY
A survey of Russian history from its origin to the present time.

HOEW 367 AMERICAN HISTORY
A survey of American history from its origin to the present time with focus on its position in contemporary world history.

HOEW 401 HISTORY OF JAPAN
This course is designed to give an understanding of Japanese history. With emphasis on political movements, the course will enable students to examine the characteristics of the society, economy, and culture in each age and to develop analysis of specific phenomena in Japan.

HOEW 402 HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA
This course is designed to give an understanding of Southeast Asian history, its political movements, and the characteristics of its society, economy, and culture. Specific cases in Southeast Asia will be examined.

HOEW 403 HISTORY OF INDIA
This course is a general introduction to Indian history.

HOEW 404 ISLAMIC HISTORY
This course is designed to examine the history of the Islamic world and its culture.

HOEW 406 HISTORY OF RELATIONS BETWEEN KOREA AND CHINA
This course is designed to examine international relations between Korea and China from the ancient to the contemporary, especially after the Song Dynasty.

HOEW 409 HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY EAST ASIA
This course is designed to give an understanding of the history of contemporary East Asia.

HOEW 411 HISTORY OF FEUDALISM IN EUROPE
A comparative analysis of various forms of feudalism in the history of Europe.

HOEW 412 CIVILIZATIONS OF ANCIENT NEAR EAST
A synopsis of the political and cultural history of the civilizations in Ancient Near East, especially without losing attention on the question of what were their legacy and impact on the formations and development of the Classical Antiquity.

HOEW 416 HISTORY OF WESTERN SOCIAL AND LABOR MOVEMET
An examination of the social and labor movements in Western history with inquiry into the origins and developments of socialism in connection with the political history.

HOEW 417 UNDERSTANDING OF CAPITALISM AND IMPERIALISM
A lecture of 20th century’s history from World War I to decline of Socialism.

HOEW 418 SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION AND FORMATION OF WESTERN MODERN SOCIETY
A survey of the development of science in Western history with focus on the relationship between scientific and historical ways of thinking.

HOEW 420 CHINESE REVOLUTION AND CHINESE COMMUNIST PARTY
This course is designed to explore the history of Chinese Communist Party, Chinese Revolution and People’s Republic of China.

HOEW 450 HISTORY OF CHINA
This course will focus on particular issues of social, cultural changes and differences in Chinese history.

HOEW 451 HISTORY OF CHINESE HISTORIOGRAPHY
This course is designed to explore the development of Chinese historiography and historical studies from the origin of ‘Shi(history)’ to recent times.

HOEW 453 TOPICS IN ASIAN HISTORY
This course will focus on special topics selected from Asian history.

HOEW 454 TOPICS IN JAPANESE HISTORY
This course is designed to study special topics selected from Japanese history.

HOEW 457 HISTORY OF INNER ASIA AND CHINA
This course is designed to give understanding of relation between history of inner Asian nomads and China.

HOEW 458 SEMINAR ON EAST ASIAN HISTORY
This course will focus on special topics selected from Asian history.

HOEW 459 SELECTIVE READING IN ASIAN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS
This course is designed to improve understanding of Asian documents through selective readings.

HOEW 461 LECTURE ON SPECIAL THEMES IN WESTERN HISTORY
Lecture for providing in-depth knowledge on special themes taken from Western ancient, medieval, modern and contemporary history.

HOEW 462 HISTORY OF WESTERN REVOLUTIONS
An examination of the background, progress, and historical meaning of the Western revolutions.

HOEW 466 HISTORY OF WESTERN HISTORIOGRAPHY
A survey of the practices of Western historiography from classical to modern time with examination of the development of Western historical studies and formation of the Western philosophy of history.